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July 24 Board of Commissioners Meeting Highlights

July 24, 2018 – Following are highlights and key priorities covered at the Tuesday, July 24 Board of Commissioners Meeting.

Update on Capital Projects: High Bids Rejected and Proposed Capital Projects Deferred

Contact: Valerie Marasco, Director – Office of Emergency Management & Public Information, 218-387-5366 or

Public Service Announcement: Notice of Community Funding Application

Contact: Valerie Marasco, Director - Office of Emergency Management & Public Information, 218-387-3059, mobile 807-707-3874 or

Helicopter tours coming to Thunder Bay

Excursion company offering sightseers aerial views of Lake Superior. From Northern Ontario Business - July 23, 2018

As the nexus between the Pigeon River and Lake Superior, Grand Portage has been an important Minnesota site for centuries

MinnPost's article recaps the long history of the Grand Portage region. By Lizzie Ehrenhalt | Minnpost - July 23, 2018

Weekly Cook County Sheriff's Report

A copy of the Cook County Sheriff's Report is enclosed as a pdf. From Cook County - July 23, 2018

Video: WDIO-TV Report - Gotta Be Gooseberry

The National Park continues to attract first-time visitors, and bring others back again and again. By Brandon Weathers of WDIO-TV - July 22, 2018

Report: Worst-Case Spill On Line 5 In Straits Of Mackinac Would Release 2.4M Gallons Of Oil

Total potential liability for Enbridge would be close to $2 Billion In damages. By Danielle Kaeding of Wisconsin Public Radio - Friday, July 20, 2018, 6:25am

The Northland’s Forgotten Border

American policies have complicated life along the often remote and haphazard line dividing the United States and Canada. OPINION: Mr. Fox spent the last three years traveling along America’s northern border. By Porter Fox from The New York Times - July 22, 2018

Single-lane traffic begins July 23 on Highway 1 between Finland, Isabella

Motorists traveling on Minnesota Highway 1 between Finland and Isabella in Lake County will be restricted to a single lane of traffic controlled by flaggers when a resurfacing and culvert repair project begins Monday. From the Lake CountyNews Chronicle - July 21, 2018
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